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Synonyms: IFN alpha-16 | interferon alpha-16 | interferon alpha-WA
Compound class: Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Comment: IFN-α16 is a type I IFN.
|IFN-α16 binds the IFN-α/β receptor (IFNAR), a dimeric receptor that consists of protein chains encoded by the IFNAR1 and IFNAR2 genes, and induces expression of proteins containing ISRE or GAS transcription elements.|